<VV> Rebuilding Front End

vairologist at juno.com vairologist at juno.com
Tue Mar 8 14:30:39 EST 2005

> -----------------------------------
> > Smitty Says:  OK I'll bite Matt.  Show me how you compress the 
> spring,
> > remove the shock, and then extend and release the spring with an 
> impact
> > wrench.  Hey, you can't be right all the time.
> > _______________________________________________
> 1  remove shock 1st! and  swaybar if present.
> 2   back off LBJ  nut
> 3   Using picklefork  separate LBJ
> 4  Add  spring compressors [one on each side for those "safety 
> minded" FOLKS]
> 5  using IMPACT  wrench  compress spring
> 6  remove LBJ nut completely
> 7  stand back while the spring falls out...
> 8  report to principals office for detention!
> at least that's the way it's done in LALAland...gggg
> Mateo  from the Patio!  lol!

Smitty says:  I'll bet you didn't pay attention in school either.  The
subject was the desirablity of taking the axel out before working on it,
or leaving it in the car while working on it.  I was claiming that it is
better to work on it in the car.  Now you just proved my point. I'm not
always right but I'm always ME, which is even better. 

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